Mail-Art Projects List


Mail-Art Projects List

This is group for all general Mail-Art Projects. Includes a link to a blog where 99 authors publish their projects. Want to see all projects: follow the link for Website.

Please only comments about mail-art projects or announcements. Other comments will be removed.

Location: Worldwide
Members: 542
Latest Activity: 19 hours ago

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Started by Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles. Last reply by Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles 19 hours ago. 16 Replies

new mail art call

Started by ArtbyJac. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Apr 14. 9 Replies

Absurd [e]Mail Art Show

Started by Mick Boyle Oct 24, 2020. 0 Replies

Bug [e]Mail Art Show

Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Chorianopoulou Maria Aug 31, 2020. 6 Replies

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein. Last reply by Richard BAUDET May 13, 2020. 1 Reply

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein Apr 22, 2020. 0 Replies

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein Apr 22, 2020. 0 Replies


Started by Sequoia Postal Art. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace Apr 7, 2020. 8 Replies

"Bodies" mail art

Started by Aca Carle. Last reply by Aca Carle Apr 4, 2020. 2 Replies


Started by Johannes Groß. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Apr 3, 2020. 1 Reply

Flat Stanley the Gnome Project

Started by Minneapolis Gnome. Last reply by Minneapolis Gnome Feb 12, 2020. 38 Replies


Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Mick Boyle Jan 5, 2020. 30 Replies

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Comment by Keith S. Chambers on May 1, 2020 at 5:51pm

Hear, hear Jennifer. Yes, this was obviously written by someone who does not make art...
I'll also note that the term "timeline" is a bit ambiguous. What is one to take  from that? Is that the deadline for submissions, or just some randomness?
3D objects by their very nature will occupy more space than a 2D card, so a third measurement should be given to clarify said parameters. And yes, please, let's give these poor suffering artists some distraction from the goings-on of the world outside that they've only been dealing with for their entire lives.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 1, 2020 at 7:05am


Orange County Fountain Valley Library would like to invite you to participate at their Mail-art challenge. We hope during this difficult time (caused by Covid-19) a little bit of art will help you to distract your worries for a moment. Please read the details of the challenge below:

Timeline: May 1st through July 31st.

Exhibition: This depends on when the library re-opens. You will be notified as soon as there is any exact information.

Theme: Favorite book, literary character, or other book related concept.

General guidelines: Mail art should be no smaller than 4”x 6” (10.16 x 15.24 cm) and no larger than 5”x 7”. (12.70 x 17.78 cm)

3D objects or folded work will be accepted but must fit within the dimension parameters.

Don’t forget to include: Artists are asked to include their name, location, title (if any), and brief description (no more than 50 words).


  • Orange County Fountain Valley Library
  • 17635 Los Alamos St.
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 92708
  • United States 

Please note: Mail art sent for the exhibition will not be returned.

If you want your mail-art to be displayed on our website under galleries, please send us a photo of your work to info [at] mailasmile [dot] org.


Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 30, 2020 at 9:06am

Theme, "Joyful adoration."

Date by, "September 17."

Type, "Postcard."



Diana Akumu

PO Box 2771 00100



Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 11:46am

the cat!

please send cat themed mailart.

size, technique, etc.. is all open.

documentation when project ends, deadline is dec 31, 2020

entries will be posted online at

please mail to:


the cat.  c/o dystatic

po box 20083 rpo beverly

edmonton, ab canada

t5w 5e6




Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 10:30am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 10:28am

Theme: Friendship

Deadline: December 20, 2020


Mail to:


Mark & Coleen

4220 87th St.

Urbandale, IA 50322

United States


I will be traveling to the Phillipines over Christmas break, and bringing my mail art collection with me! Come along with me on this adventure! I'll be posting photos of the mail art and the trip on Facebook for all my friends to see! Come with me to the Phillipines!


Mark Rossmiller

4220 87th Street

Urbandale, IA 50322

United States

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 19, 2020 at 11:10am

"SYNENERGY"'s a Greek word to me...but:

Sorry...cannot send from Greece to NYC, cannot mail to the USA :-(


Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 19, 2020 at 8:59am


SYNERGY in the Days of COVID

This call for mail art is open to everyone from all over the world, there is no jury, and no fee. Art must be received through the mail. Both flat and 3-dimensional work will be accepted. All pieces will be displayed.

Please respond to this theme and how it affects you or your community in the days of pandemic:     

The project is "Synergy": the benefit that results when two or more agents work together to achieve something either one couldn't have achieved on its own.   It's the concept of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts.

Please write on the piece or include: name of artist, address, phone, email and website.

All work must be original and created recently. Work must be no larger than 8.5”x11”. All styles and esthetics are welcome. The content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers.

A digital catalog will be available to all contributing artists

All submissions must be received by July 15, 2020. Work will be exhibited virtually at (a website recently created to show digital responses to bi-monthly prompts to create and share work related to life during COVID) and a pop-up will be a post-COVID goal.

We will practice safe mail protocols – even though we know mail is not on the list of easily transmitting germs/virus.

Mail work to:

Lonna Kelly Studio, LLC
28 Sans Souci Drive
Pawling, NY 12564

Lonna Kelly, photographer, was inspired by Ray Johnson to create an ongoing mail art series. Every year since 2016 Kelly has printed one of her photographs as a postcard, handwriting on the card’s front, Modify and Mail to…adding her address. The cards are given away, left for people to fin. d in stores, galleries, and even mailed.

Matthew Hogan was curator at the Franklin Furnace Archive, an artist’s space in Tribeca New York City. He was involved with an international mail art / correspondence art exhibition in 1984. The FFA collects and exhibites artists books, performance art and supports artists in general. Today, Matthew manages a library, a movies house and a natural history collection in Pawling NY called the Akin Free Library.

Comment by Johannes Groß on April 18, 2020 at 9:21pm

Mail Art Call

Theme: The Unicorn

What is a unicorn for you? Can you catch it?

Did you know that unicorns in antiquity were known for their wildness? That they were able to kill elephants? That they haven't been rosa and glittering all the time?

We are a group of students and teachers who read some latin texts about unicorns in our classics course – and now we are curious about your thoughts on the unicorn!

Exhibition: There will be an exhibition in fall 2020.

Technique: Free

No jury, no return, no fees.

Please add your Name and e-mail.

Please send your piece of art until June 10, 2020 to:

Johannes Gross

Postfach 4049

58727 Gevelsberg

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 18, 2020 at 12:25pm

I Invite You To Participate

Theme : my view from home (it can be literal or imaginary)


Participation is FREE

Technique is FREE

(painting, drawing, collage, mixed media, rubber stamps, 3 D Objects, etc...) Size is FREE (whatever you can get through the postal system)


These is NO jury selection

There will be NO return of Mail Art

There will be NO sales


All work and project documentation will be shown at Instagram @myviewfromhomemailart and and there will be a postal response


After it’s completion, the whole project will be donated to the Special Collections at Vanderbilt University Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA


(In the words of Ray Johnson), “Please Send To”

Jason Brown

PO Box 160267


TN 37216


Or email submissions to


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